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Dell latitude d600...i want to disable my touchpad, the mouse does whatever it wants anytime I touch my laptop or even when I am not touching my laptop! I am so much happier with my wireless mouse!

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Hi MKW,

I know the feeling. Here we go,

  1. Go to Control Panel
  2. Click System
  3. Click the Hardware Tab
  4. Click Device Manager
  5. Click the '+' located to the left of Mice and other controllers
  6. There should be two mice listed. Select the touchpad.
  7. Right Click it then click on Properties.
  8. At the bottom where it says 'Device Usage', Change it to Disable.
  9. Click OK until you're out.
  10. If it wants to reboot, let it.
That ought to do it. Hope you found this to be very helpful.

Mike

Posted on Sep 26, 2009

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